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Grateful Dead Live at Winterland Arena on 1970-12-23

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Grateful Dead Live at Winterland Arena on 1970-12-23


Topics Live concert


Hard To Handle, Candyman, Me & My Uncle, Cold Rain & Snow


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Winterland Arena
Location San Francisco, CA

Source Soundboard Partial
Lineage SBD > MR > R > DAT > CDR > EAC(secure) > Cool Edit (minor fixes) > CD Wave (retracking) > mkwACT > SHN (seekable)
Taped by
Transferred by Raoul Duke and Matt Vernon

Notes

Noted flaws:
d1t1 - sub-second left channel drop out ~1:38

Deadlists COMMENTS:
Benefit for the Montessori School and Bear. Hard To Handle through Cold Rain appear on the circulating SBD excerpt. The rest of the tunes are according to Rob Eaton's transcript of a 45-minute vault SBD reel. There was also a NRPS set, and according to DeadBase IX Hot Tuna and Lizard were also on the bill. Eaton lists:

12/23/70 WInterland Arena, San Francisco Ca - complete 4.8, 045min, Sbd, A1D0, Reel M->Reel 1->Dat 0, 48k, 7inch Master Reel@7.5ips 1/2trk->Technics 1st Gen Reel->3800 x 0

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Reviewer: c-freedom - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 23, 2016
Subject: Pretty lady ain't got no friends..
:)
she run me
out
in
the
cold rain
&
snow...
Reviewer: chris phillips - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 4, 2014
Subject: Candyman
1970 Jerry is tops.
Reviewer: vinity - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 19, 2014
Subject: field
This candyman made me cry.
Reviewer: grasshopper's nipples - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 23, 2012
Subject: candy, man
you all are nuts, if you don't think this is as good a vocal as you're gonna hear from the candyman
especially love the great reverb, sometimes you just don't get that from a soundboard the way it sounds in the room, i always thought the room reverb was what gave it all the nice acid sound
far out
Reviewer: VoodooDangerbird - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 7, 2010
Subject: My uncle & me
Good pickin' by Jerry on "Me & My Uncle" indeed. Winterland must've been on another plain of existence for several years. Wish I could find my wayback machine...
Reviewer: Deadheadbrewer.2 - favoritefavoritefavorite - December 23, 2009
Subject: Good sound, decent performance
The sound on this is very good for the era, but there are more inspired performances of these tunes out there. Everything is very tasty, but nothing really grabs the attention. Good overall, but mediocre for 1970. If you only have time for one tune, listen to "Me & My Uncle". [we can't find the great performances if we rate everything as five stars]
Reviewer: hampton87 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 23, 2008
Subject: fun listening
really nice, i just love the sound all around
Reviewer: capn doubledose - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 17, 2006
Subject: Short and sweet
Sound quality perfect on this nice snippet
Reviewer: DEADBUCK - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 23, 2005
Subject: my stream
My stream is good without weir charity.
Reviewer: headgdhead - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 18, 2005
Subject: Is this really 12/23 or is it 12/17??
Controversy swirls around this setlist. Here's the setlist for this date from Bear's cassettes:

1. Me and Bobby McGee
2. Dire Wolf
3. Good Lovin'
4. Drums
5. Good Lovin'
6. Casey Jones
7. Uncle John's Band

Dick Latavla has been quoted "This is how it exists on Bear's cassettes, I can't be responsible for how Deadbase has the songs listed."

This setlist also circulates in SBD format but does not appear in the Archive.
Reviewer: Carpe Diem - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 11, 2004
Subject: May I Please Have The Whole Show?
I had this on vinyl many years ago and it was played until it could be played no more. I would be "grateful" if the whole show was available. The Uncle John's Band is a classic version.

What is here is very good. The sound quality is extremely good. The vocals are excellent! Lesh is a driving force on all songs. Garcia is a little low in the mix on Hard to Handle, but not on the other tunes.

Given the incomplete nature of the recording, I need to give it 4 stars. What is here is 5 star material.

Does anyone know where to get the rest of the songs?
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